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Man killed, two seriously injured in head-on crash in Spencer
A 25-year-old Spencer man was killed when the car he was a driving apparently crossed the center line of Route 49 in Spencer and crashed head-on into a pickup truck traveling in the opposite lane at about 9:40 p.m. Friday night. The truck then burst into flames.
Dudley Man Arrested on Grafton St. with Illegal Gun
WORCESTER – Early Monday morning, a 42-year-old Dudley man was arrested by Worcester Police officers on Grafton St. with an illegal handgun. According to the WPD, around 4:10 AM, officers were dispatched to Cumberland Farms at 263 Grafton St. for a report of a person with a gun. Witnesses told polic
Support, strength in numbers for daughter of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy
Elaine Thompson Telegram & Gazette Staff @EThompsonTG — WORCESTER – 10-year-old Sophia Heindl spent Friday with her best friend, Ava Roy, at the wake for Ava’s father, Firefighter Christopher J. Roy.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain could impact roads Sunday night into Monday morning for parts of Massachusetts
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to fall Sunday morning and night, but some areas of Massachusetts could see snow overnight. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. Monday for the western and central parts of Massachusetts.
Police seek public’s help to identify vandal at Walmart in Sturbridge
STURBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - Sturbridge police are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect accused of vandalizing a Walmart. The male suspect is seen in surveillance footage entering and exiting the store.
Thousands pay respects to fallen Worcester firefighter
WORCESTER (AP) — Thousands of firefighters from Worcester and elsewhere turned out Saturday to honor a fallen city firefighter who died battling an early morning house fire last weekend.
Bulger trial witness found not guilty in 1991 Worcester killing
A convicted felon who once testified that he had been shot by a hitman associated with mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was found not guilty by a Worcester County jury Friday in the 1991 slaying of an armored truck guard at a supermarket.
Rare deer sighted in Rhode Island
BURRILLVILLE, R.I, (WLNE) – In just days, a video of a rare deer sighting in Rhode Island has amassed thousands of views. A member of the Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club shared a video of a seemingly rare deer spotted in Burrillville to the club’s Facebook page Thursday.
Funeral held for fallen Worcester firefighter
The city of Worcester wept Saturday for one of their firefighters who died in the line of duty last weekend. Thousands of firefighters from every corner of the country made it their mission to pay respect to 36-year-old Christopher Roy.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain expected Sunday into Monday in Massachusetts
A wintery mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit parts of Massachusetts this weekend. The storm is expected to hit Massachusetts first in the southwestern corner of the state, near Great Barrington, early Sunday morning before traveling east. The Springfield area should expect preci
Chris Roy’s Funeral Was One One Of The More Powerful Things I’ve Ever Seen, And Charlie Baker Walked Right Past His Daughter And Couldn’t Offer His Condolences
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Thousands honor fallen firefighter Christopher Roy at wake
Cyrus Moulton Telegram & Gazette Staff @MoultonCyrus — WORCESTER - The church parking lot was a sea of navy blue uniforms, with thousands of firefighters from throughout the state gathering Friday afternoon to thank fallen Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy for his sacrifice.
Spencer man dies in Friday night crash on Route 49
SPENCER, Mass. - Spencer Police announced that Cole Victor, 25, of Spencer, Mass. has died as a result of the fiery crash that occurred on Friday night in the town, according to the police department's official Facebook page.
Rare 'piebald' deer spotted in Rhode Island
There was a unique sighting in northern Rhode Island, as a rare "piebald" deer was spotted in Burrillville. As first reported by nrinow.news Thursday, a member of the Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club shared video of the animal.
Wareham Pot Shop Customers Required To Use Shuttle From Water Wizz
WAREHAM (CBS) – A dispensary in Wareham is set to begin recreational sales of marijuana and the town has a plan to keep things calm. “We’re in a tight spot, narrow streets, a village setting and so it was paramount in the thinking of town officials and especially our chief and lieutenants to try to
Former Massachusetts State Police lieutenants face overtime fraud charges
Three former state troopers are facing new charges in connection with the ongoing overtime abuse investigation being conducted by Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. Healey’s office says David Wilson, 58, of Charlton, John Giulino, 68, of Lanesboro and David Keefe, 53, or Norfolk – all former li
FEATURE: End of Shift: Worcester mourns loss of Firefighter Christopher Roy
'IT’S PERSONAL’ “It’s personal. It’s personal for the whole city of Worcester,” city resident Jay Marcimo said after having laid a wreath at the base of a flagpole outside the Webster Square Fire Station Sunday afternoon, hours after Roy’s death. Roy served on Ladder 4 at the station. “We remember w
Fire departments across Massachusetts paying respects to fallen Worcester firefighter
WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) - Firefighters and community members came together to pay their respects to Worcester firefighter Christopher Roy Friday night. Thousands of people came to calling hours for the fallen firefighter. The 36-year-old firefighter was killed fighting a fire in a Worcester apartmen
Route 290 Crash Causes 2 Mile Traffic Backup
WORCESTER, MA- A two-vehicle crash on Route 290 East backed up traffic for two miles. One of the vehicles in the crash was a tractor trailer, no injuries have been reported. Massachusetts State Police advise drivers to expect delays.
Owner of Worcester’s Kenmore Diner plans to open rock ‘n’ roll-themed bar in former Blackstone Tap location
The former location of the Blackstone Tap in Worcester’s Canal District will soon be home to a new rock ’n’ roll-themed bar. George Yantsides, owner of the Kenmore Diner, is planning to open the bar in February, according to the Worcester Business Journal. He said the 1960s and 1990s rock ’n’ roll-t